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Minutes and proceedings of the Third annual Convention, for the Improvement of the Free People of Colour in these United States, :held by adjournments in the city of Philadelphia, from the 3d to the 13th of June inclusive, 1833.

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MASSACHUSETTS. Boston. James G. Barbadoes, George W. Thompson, Hosea Easton.

New Bedford. Richard Johnson.

CONNECTICUT. New-Haven.— Luke Lathrop. Hartford.— Mason Freeman.

NEW-YORK. New-York City. William Hamilton, Sen. Thomas L. Jinnings, Ransom F. Wake, Charles Mortimer, James Barnett.

Poughkeepsie. George Richardson, David Ruggles

William Brown, H.C. Thompson,} Brooklyn. J. W. C. Pennington. Newtown. {Charles Smith, Wm. P. Johnson.} Newburgh. William Rich, Troy. John G. Stewart, Albany.

Catskill & Hudson. Henry Sipkins.

In the progress of convention, the following gentlemen were admitted honorary members. Rev. Messrs. Watkins and Douglass of Maryland, Mr. Nathan Johnson of New Bedford, Mass. and Mr. Thomas Van Renselear, of Princeton, N. J.

On motion the following persons were appointed a committee to nominate suitable officers for the convention, viz. Thos. L. Jinnings, Robert Cowley and John Peck.

After various motions and discussions, Adjourned to meet at 3 o'clock.

Afternoon Session. Met as per adjournment. Mr. Wm. Hamilton was appointed chairman. Prayer by the Rev. Peter Gardiner.

The roll having been called and the minutes of the morning session read, the convention resolved itself into a committee of the whole, to act upon some controverted points of admitting members.

On the various motions offered, very animated discussions were kept up until the hour of adjournment. Adjourned to meet at 9 o'clock to-morrow morning.

Tuesday Morning, June 4. Met in the Benezett Hall. The chairman took his seat. Prayer by the Rev. Samuel Elliott. The minutes of the previous meeting having been read, it was, on motion, resolved

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